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Richard Hamilton Gumprs Shiraz 2008 Wine Review

Richard Hamilton Gumprs Shiraz 2008

Richard Hamilton Gumprs Shiraz 2008

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2010-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Richard Hamilton

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Full-bodied, rich and redolent of dark berries and black plums. Round and ready when you are!

This Richard Hamilton Gumprs Shiraz 2008 was reviewed on August 7, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This fully bodied Shiraz has nicely fruity to integrated aromas of black currant, bilberry, prune and cedar. A bit chalky and alcoholic finish is medium to long and the tannins are refined (decant for more than 30 min – actually, I left a half a bottle for the next day and the wine was much more integrated). I think this wine should be stored for a couple of years 2012-2014. For an experiment, I bought a couple of bottles to see if the wine can 'nicely' age in a screw cap bottle (would have bought more if a real cork was used). My impression: NICE - even though the other reviews made me expect a lot more, I still would recommend this wine. 89.5 pts. Tasted Aug/10.
This release of Hamilton Gumprs Shiraz is back to the form it showed with the 2006 vintage release. Stunning value. Rich, serious, smooth-textured shiraz with structure and length. Blackberries and chocolate, plums and vanilla. Touchy of warmth on the finish but nothing to worry about. A ripper. Drink: 2010-2015. Score: 94 Source: Campbell Mattinson, winefront.com.au

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